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‘Insatiable’ just divides plus-size and straight-size women

Blog Featured Lifestyle August 13, 2018 0 Comments
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A little birdy told me… Insatiable, a new show about fat-shaming, was joining the Netflix originals ensemble. At first glance, I didn’t care for it because (sorry) it was another white girl’s tale. If you haven’t been online, you’ll know initial reactions to the show’s trailer were less than impressed. You’d think a show like this, in 2018, would be pushing the…

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I’m Guilty of Sucking in My Tummy

Blog Featured Lifestyle August 1, 2018 0 Comments
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I’ll be vulnerable for a moment… There are still days when I can’t stand living in my body. It puts on more weight when I think I’m eating light, the weight fluctuates, and then I scroll past the many Instagram thots to place my bitterness and envy towards. But you’ve heard this story before. Fat girl goes online, compares herself to…

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‘Oh, but you’re not THAT fat’ is problematic as hell, dude

Blog Featured Lifestyle July 30, 2018 0 Comments
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I’ve become somewhat of an expert… on being the token fat friend to a straight-size person. In nearly all of the “circles” I’ve been a part of, which, in my opinion, isn’t many, I’ve known a backhanded compliment whenever served. And being told I was “not that fat” (the title of this blog post) is a prime example of that.…

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Being Plus Doesn’t Make You the D.U.F.F (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)

Blog Featured Lifestyle October 4, 2017 4 Comments

So I used to be the girl… that would always be indifferent when the pretty girls were into a guy I was crushing on. I always immediately assumed “Well, he’s probably not gonna be interested in me since I’m the fat one.” And I KNOW I’m not the only curvy girl who’s mulled over these thoughts at an early age, otherwise…

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